[PATCH v8] Add flags option to get xattr method paired to __vfs_getxattr

Christoph Hellwig hch at infradead.org
Wed Aug 28 14:24:23 UTC 2019

On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 08:05:15AM -0700, Mark Salyzyn wrote:
> Replace arguments for get and set xattr methods, and __vfs_getxattr
> and __vfs_setaxtr functions with a reference to the following now
> common argument structure:

Yikes.  That looks like a mess.  Why can't we pass a kernel-only
flag in the existing flags field for ₋>set and add a flags field
to ->get?  Passing methods by structure always tends to be a mess.

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